I've finished a course of counselling on the NHS and I feel as depressed if not worse than when I started. I don't understand what was supposed to help. The dr put me on sertraline but that made things worse... well truly awful if I'm honest! He's switched me straight onto mirtazapine a week ago, but either that's messing me up or withdrawal from sertraline is.... or both! it's been 3 months since I started getting help, I've been suffering with depression for a couple of years And on and off my whole life. this is the first time I've ever asked for help. I've been mostly off work sick and feeling just terrible with side effects and wasting my time talking at a counsellor. I think I'm an intelligent and aware person but what the hell is counselling meant to do? I didn't like going. I didn't know what to say. The whole process made me feel stupid. My partner wants me to try private therapy but I don't wanna waste my money to go thru that again
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